Re: [Linux-ia64] [patch] 2.4.20-ia64 mca rendezvous

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-03-25 08:52:53
>>>>> On Sat, 22 Mar 2003 14:57:58 +1100, Keith Owens <> said:

  Keith> We are not setting the 'always rendezvous for mca' flag.  kdb
  Keith> needs it set to get decent mca debugging on all cpus but I do
  Keith> not want kdb to change sal behaviour.  Since we do not
  Keith> recover from mca without a debugger, I see no reason why this
  Keith> flag should not be on for all kernels.

  Keith> The rendezvous timeout was set to 100 * HZ, but SAL expects
  Keith> the timeout to be in milliseconds, HZ may not be 1
  Keith> millisecond.  The patch makes the timeout an explicit 20
  Keith> seconds, semi-arbitrary value.

Applied for 2.5.


Received on Mon Mar 24 13:54:26 2003

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